Transatlantic Slave Trade: Middle Passage

Transatlantic Slave Trade: Middle Passage

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying the 'Middle Passage' as part of the transatlantic slave trade. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative source investigation. It can also be used as a market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. Alternatively, the sources are supplied in a booklet format so that each table can investigate a heading before sharing what they have learnt with other groups and the rest of the class. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided additional differentiation by 'ragging' or grading the difficulty of the sources so that the learners can chose their level of challenge. When you purchase this resource you will receive a 18 slide presentation, which includes a snowballing starter, information slides for the market place activity and a plenary. The sources for the market place activity looks at the treatment of slaves and their conditions onboard the slave ship. I have also included a few links to relevant clips on the internet that have been carefully selected. In addition to the PP you will also be able to download a source booklet, a lesson plan and a source summary sheet. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Know: What was the slave trade? Understand: How were slaves treated during the ‘Middle Passage’? Skills: Enquiry, Source Analysis and Team Work WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: How the slave trade worked from Africa to America Explain: How were the slaves treated during the ‘The Middle Passage’? Analyse: How reliable is the evidence? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Market Place Activity: The Middle Passage - Conditions on a Slave Ship

Market Place Activity: The Middle Passage - Conditions on a Slave Ship

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying the 'Middle Passage' as part of the transatlantic slave trade. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. Alternatively, the sources are supplied in a booklet format so that each table can investigate a heading before sharing what they have learnt with other groups and the rest of the class. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided additional differentiation by 'ragging' or grading the difficulty of the slides / sources so that the learners can chose their level of challenge. When you purchase this resource you will receive a 18 slide presentations which includes a snowballing starter, information slides for the market place activity and a plenary. The sources for the market place activity looks at the treatment of slaves and their conditions onboard the slave ship. I have also included a few links to relevant clips on the internet that have been carefully selected. In addition to the PP you will also be able to download a source booklet, a lesson plan and a source summary sheet. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Know: What was the slave trade? Understand: How were slaves treated during the ‘Middle Passage’? Skills: Enquiry, Source Analysis and Team Work WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: How the slave trade worked from Africa to America Explain: How were the slaves treated during the ‘The Middle Passage’? Analyse: How reliable is the evidence? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Source Investigation: Conditions Onboard a Slave Ship - Transatlantic Slave Trade

Source Investigation: Conditions Onboard a Slave Ship - Transatlantic Slave Trade

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying the 'Middle Passage' as part of the transatlantic slave trade. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative source investigation. It can also be used as a market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. Alternatively, the sources are supplied in a booklet format so that each table can investigate a heading before sharing what they have learnt with other groups and the rest of the class. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided additional differentiation by 'ragging' or grading the difficulty of the sources so that the learners can chose their level of challenge. When you purchase this resource you will receive a 18 slide presentation, which includes a snowballing starter, information slides for the market place activity and a plenary. The sources for the market place activity looks at the treatment of slaves and their conditions onboard the slave ship. I have also included a few links to relevant clips on the internet that have been carefully selected. In addition to the PP you will also be able to download a source booklet, a lesson plan and a source summary sheet. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Know: What was the slave trade? Understand: How were slaves treated during the ‘Middle Passage’? Skills: Enquiry, Source Analysis and Team Work WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: How the slave trade worked from Africa to America Explain: How were the slaves treated during the ‘The Middle Passage’? Analyse: How reliable is the evidence? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Market Place Activity: Textile Industry 1750 - 1900

Market Place Activity: Textile Industry 1750 - 1900

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying how the Industrial Revolution changed the Textile Industry between 1750 - 1900. It is suitable for a range of learners and includes some great ideas and strategies to try out with your students. The information for the market place activity on the on the new inventions which transformed the textile industry has been beautifully presented and carefully linked to the decline of the domestic system and the birth of factories and mills. The follow up activities look at how the new machines changed the way people worked and looks at some of their negative reactions. The resource includes a PowerPoint with aims, objectives, a snowballing starter and an introduction and activity which gets students to draw links between the population explosion and the increased demand for more textiles. The next five slides, which can be printed off on A4 or A3, contain information on the Flying Shuttle,The Spinning Jenny, The Water Frame, the Mule and the Power Loom. I have also produced a summary table for each table for the students to complete. This could be printed off or copied off the board, depending upon your photocopy budget. I usually get each table to feed back on one invention and then complete a class version on the board, depending upon the ability of the class. The next few slides include a link to a video clip and explain the impact of the new machines on peoples lives. This is followed up two source based questions and a link to the song 'Poverty Knock.' Where appropriate, I have provided differentiated activities. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Why did Britain have an Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1900? Know: Why did Britain's Textile Industry change 1750 - 1900? Understand: How did each new invention contribute to the changes? Evaluate: What impact did these new machines have on peoples’ lives? WILF: What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: Why did Britain's textile industry change 1750 - 1900? Explain: How did each new machine contribute to the changes taking place? Analyse: What impact did these new machines have on peoples’ lives? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Kind Regards Roy
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Market Place Activity: Black History Month - The American West

Market Place Activity: Black History Month - The American West

This outstanding resource has been designed for Black History Month and focuses on the achievements of Black People in the American West. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided two different summary sheets to help provide weaker students with more structure when recording their research. The information in the market place activity looks at nine individuals from a cross section of society and the roles they played in the American West. These include mountain men, pioneers, businessmen, Native American Chiefs, lawmen, law makers, soldiers, preachers and cowboys. The aim is to provide students with an alternative positive perspective of the achievements of black people, which is often overlooked in traditional text books. The starters and plenaries are designed to help students to draw upon their prior knowledge and question whose story is being told. I have deliberately focused on the achievements of black men to help set up the plenary so that students can think about 'Herstory' and other perspectives and the purpose of history. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The American West Know: What is Black History month? Understand: Why is it important to highlight black history? Evaluate: What role did black people play in the settlement of the West? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Black History Month Explain: Why is it important to highlight black history? Analyse: What role did black people play in the settlement of the West? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Market Place Activity: What part did British women play in helping to win the Second World War?

Market Place Activity: What part did British women play in helping to win the Second World War?

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying what impact the Second World War had on the lives of women and the different roles they played in helping to win the war. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided additional differentiation by 'ragging' or grading the difficulty of the slides so that the learners can chose their level of challenge. When you purchase this resource you will receive a 17 slide presentations which includes two starters, information slides for the market place activity and a plenary. The information slides for the market place activity looks at the roles women played as in the land army, working in factories, as secret agents or as volunteers for WAAF, ATS, WVS and the WRNS (WRENS). I have also included a table with two levels of challenge for students to complete whilst reviewing the slides during the market place activity. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The Home Front Know: Why was there a shortage of ‘manpower’? Understand: What roles did women play during the Second World War? Evaluate: How important were these roles in helping to win the war? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Why was there a shortage of ‘manpower’? Explain: What roles did women play during the Second World War? Analyse: How important were these roles in helping to win the war? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Market Place Activity: Britain's Iron and Steel Industry 1700 - 1900

Market Place Activity: Britain's Iron and Steel Industry 1700 - 1900

This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information summary sheet. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. The information covered looks at the development of the iron and steel industry from its early begins usual charcoal to the improvements made by key inventors from Abraham Darby, Henry Cort, James Neilson, James Nasmyth and Henry Bessemer. Each new method of production is explained with beautiful illustrations and appropriate links to flash animation and video clips to use after you have fed back from the market place activity. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: Why did Britain have an Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1900? Know: Why did Britain's iron and steel industry change 1700 - 1900? Understand: How did each new method contribute to the changes in the iron and steel industry? Evaluate: What part did the industry play in the Industrial Revolution? WILF: What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: Why did the iron and steel industry change? Explain: How did each new method contribute to the changes in the iron and steel industry? Analyse: What part did the iron and steel industry play in Britain's Industrial Revolution? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort: How successful were the Liberal Reforms 1906 - 1911?

Card Sort: How successful were the Liberal Reforms 1906 - 1911?

This excellent resource can be used as a starter, plenary or revision activity for students studying the Liberal Reforms 1906 - 1911. It is suitable for the full range of ability as it contains both simple and challenging statements to provide both support and stretch and challenge. I have used this resource to teach the Liberal Reforms through both GCSE Modern World History and Medicine Through Time. The resource includes two heading cards and eighteen statement cards about old age pensions, national insurance, labour exchanges, free school meals, the Children's and Young Person's Act as well as school medical services. Once students have cut them out they can review the cards under the two headings and then use them as a basis for producing an extended piece of writing. Depending upon the class this could take the form of an essay or even a newspaper report with contrasting views. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: The Liberal Reforms 1906 - 1911 Know: What reforms did the Liberals introduce 1906 - 1911? Understand: How successful was each reform at helping different groups in society? Evaluate: How successful were the Liberal Reforms at solving the problems facing working people? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: The reforms introduced by the Liberals 1906 - 1911? Explain: How successful was each reform at helping different groups in society? Analyse: How successful were the Liberal Reforms at improving the lives of working people? This resource is provided in Microsoft Word format so it can be easily tailored to suit the needs of your students. If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Bltzkrieg:  Lightening War 1939 - 1940

Bltzkrieg: Lightening War 1939 - 1940

This outstanding resource, which has been tried and tested over many years is designed to help inject a bit of fun, engage those troublesome lads and help students to understand why the German army was so successful from 1939 - 1940. Both the PowerPoint and the worksheet has been beautifully illustrated throughout and the tasks and activities are suitable for the full range of abilities. The planning sheet and follow up literacy exercise will keep your students fully engaged whilst providing a useful piece of work for assessment or display. When you download this resource you will receive a fourteen slide PowerPoint, a four page worksheet, a planning sheet to help students plan their own invasion using the Blitzkrieg tactics and a literacy task sheet that can be used in lesson or set as homework. The PowerPoint is designed to accompany the worksheet and contains the aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, pictures diagrams and links to video clips, that you will need to teach the lesson. The key focus of the lesson is to look at how the Blitzkrieg tactics worked by looking at the different weapons and tactics used at each stage. The worksheet includes differentiated activities and questions, but the main activity is to get students to apply what they have learnt by planning their own Blitzkrieg attack in either pairs or groups using the supplied planning sheet. Everything is simply explained and you do not need to be an expert to be able to enjoy this memorable lesson. Ideally, I would spend two lessons on this topic, you can always miss out the questions or trim things here or there if you wanted to only spend one lesson, but that would be a shame but your students will love this topic! The aims and objectives of the lesson are: Theme: Why was the German army successful 1940 - 41? Know: What were the key features of a Blitzkrieg? Understand: The differences between trench warfare and a Blitzkrieg? Evaluate: Why was the German Blitzkrieg successful in 1940? Skills: Cause, Consequence, Evaluation and Judgement. WILF = What Am I Looking For this lesson? Identify and Describe - the key features of a Blitzkrieg Explain - why the German army was so successful in 1940? Analyse - begin to form a judgement about the theme. If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort: Why did Germany and the USSR sign the Nazi-Soviet Pact in 1939?

Card Sort: Why did Germany and the USSR sign the Nazi-Soviet Pact in 1939?

This outstanding resource has been designed by experienced teachers to help students studying why Germany and the USSR signed the Nazi-Soviet Pact? It can be used as a starter, plenary, revision or assessment activity. If you are looking for a resource to provide additional stretch and challenge, then why not check out my diamond nine activity on this topic? When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a single sheet, Microsoft Word document that you can easily customise if you wish. The document includes aims, instructions and fourteen statements explain why wither Germany or the USSR signed the Nazi-Soviet Pact. Once students have cut out the cards and correctly sorted them under the heading cards for Germany or the USSR, they can extend their understanding further by sorting them into their order of importance before sticking them into their books and attempting the extended question. At each stage students should be feeding back to their group or the class and explaining their choices. The discussion and explanation around the choices that they have made are critical in helping them develop their understanding of the topic. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: How far was Hitler responsible for the outbreak of the SWW in 1939? Know: What were the terms of the Nazi-Soviet Pact? Analyse: Why did Stalin and Hitler sign the Nazi-Soviet Pact? Skills: Cause, Consequence, Evaluation and Judgement. WILF: What Am I Looking For this lesson? Identify and describe: The terms of the Nazi-Soviet Pact Explain: Why did Germany & USSR sign the Nazi-Soviet Pact? Analyse: How far Hitler was responsible for the outbreak of the SWW? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort - Why were the Native Americans defeated?

Card Sort - Why were the Native Americans defeated?

This great resource is designed to help students studying the key reasons why the Native Americans were eventually defeated by the US government. It can be used as a revision activity, starter or plenary for the full range of ability and should work alongside any main stream resource on this topic. If you are looking for some additional challenge, then check out my diamond 9 activity on this topic. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Microsoft Office document, which contains a learning objective, instructions, six heading cards and fourteen statements. Once students have cut out the cards, the sort the statements under the six headings, which include Buffalo, US Army, religion, reservations, Indian Agents. As an extension exercise, students could always prioritise the statements in their order of importance or research and find out some additional information on each topic. Once completed students could use the card sort to write an essay or produce a mind map on the topic. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: The American West Know: How were the Native Americans defeated by the US Government? Understand: How did the US government undermine the Native American way of life? Evaluate: Which factor was the most important in undermining their way of life? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: How did the US Government defeat the Native Americans? Explain: What tactics and strategies did they use to undermine their way of life? Analyse: Which factor or combination of factors was the most successful? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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GCSE American West Teaching Resources

GCSE American West Teaching Resources

This is your chance to buy all my outstanding American West resources bundled up for a massive saving. These resources are tried and tested. They are suitable for a wide range of abilities and will successfully engage your students. For more information, click on the resources.
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British Home Front: What impact did the Second World War have on women?

British Home Front: What impact did the Second World War have on women?

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying what impact the Second World War had on the lives of women and the different roles they played in helping to win the war. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided additional differentiation by 'ragging' or grading the difficulty of the slides so that the learners can chose their level of challenge. When you purchase this resource you will receive a 17 slide presentations which includes two starters, information slides for the market place activity and a plenary. The information slides for the market place activity looks at the roles women played as in the land army, working in factories, as secret agents or as volunteers for WAAF, ATS, WVS and the WRNS (WRENS). I have also included a table with two levels of challenge for students to complete whilst reviewing the slides during the market place activity. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The Home Front Know: Why was there a shortage of ‘manpower’? Understand: What roles did women play during the Second World War? Evaluate: How important were these roles in helping to win the war? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Why was there a shortage of ‘manpower’? Explain: What roles did women play during the Second World War? Analyse: How important were these roles in helping to win the war? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Transport Revolution 1750 - 1900 (Roads, Canals & Railways)

Transport Revolution 1750 - 1900 (Roads, Canals & Railways)

This series of lesson on the Transport Revolution 1750 - 1900 are offered a significant discount. of 48%. The first resource is a free so that you can see the quality and style of what is on offer. Each series of lessons comes with a PP, aims, objectives, starters, plenaries, mini plenaries and a wide range of interactivities to engage your students. Where appropriate opportunities are flagged up for assessment using bloom's taxonomy, which can be easily adapted to fit in with your own department's assessment criteria. My key focus is provide enjoyable educational experiences at an affordable price. I have published widely and made a name for my myself providing free resources. These premium resources are a bargain at less than the price of cup of coffee each in this bundle. There are enough resources here to keep a class going for between 4 to 5 weeks on this topic. Everything is provided in Microsoft Office so they can be easily adapted. Kind Regards Roy
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Black History Month: The American West

Black History Month: The American West

This outstanding resource has been designed for Black History Month and focuses on the achievements of Black People in the American West. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided two different summary sheets to help provide weaker students with more structure when recording their research. The information in the market place activity looks at nine individuals from a cross section of society and the roles they played in the American West. These include mountain men, pioneers, businessmen, Native American Chiefs, lawmen, law makers, soldiers, preachers and cowboys. The aim is to provide students with an alternative positive perspective of the achievements of black people, which is often overlooked in traditional text books. The starters and plenaries are designed to help students to draw upon their prior knowledge and question whose story is being told. I have deliberately focused on the achievements of black men to help set up the plenary so that students can think about 'Herstory' and other perspectives and the purpose of history. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The American West Know: What is Black History month? Understand: Why is it important to highlight black history? Evaluate: What roles did Black people play in the settlement of the West? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Black History Month Explain: Why is it important to highlight black history in the curriculum? Analyse: What roles did Black people play in the settlement of the West? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Diamond 9 Activity: American West - Why did Custer lose at the Little Bighorn?

Diamond 9 Activity: American West - Why did Custer lose at the Little Bighorn?

This outstanding resource is designed to help students evaluate how far Custer was responsible for the defeat of the US Army at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. It can used as a starter or plenary and is suitable for middle to upper ability students as a stretch and challenge task. If you would like something aimed at middle to lower ability students, then please check out my card sort of this topic in my TES shop. This task is primarily designed to help students prioritise the different factors in preparation for an extended answer or essay. The resource includes nine diamond shaped cards which include a range of factors to explain why Custer lost the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Once students have cut the cards out they are set three tasks including: 1. Remove any reasons for the boom that you don’t think are important. Record and explain why you have removed them. 2. Arrange the remaining diamonds to show any links that you can find between the different reasons. Record and explain your reasons. 3. Make a smaller diamond shape using what you think are the four most important reasons why Custer lost at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. At each stage students should be feeding back to their group or the class and explaining their choices. The discussion and explanation around the choices that they have made are critical in helping them develop their arguments for writing their essay. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: What role did the US Army play in the defeat of the Plains Indians? Know: What happened during the Battle of the Little Bighorn? Understand: What roles were played by Custer and Crazy Horse in the defeat of the US Army? Evaluate: How far was Custer responsible for the defeat of the US Army at the Little Bighorn? WILF: What Am I looking For? Identify and describe: What happened during the Battle of the Little Bighorn? Explain: What roles were played by Custer and Crazy Horse in the defeat of the US Army? Analyse: How far was Custer responsible for the defeat of the US Army at the Little Bighorn? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Revision Guide: Causes of the Second World War 1933 - 1939

Revision Guide: Causes of the Second World War 1933 - 1939

This outstanding resource is designed to help your students revise the causes of the Second World War 1933 - 1939. It has been tried, tested and refined 24 years of my teaching career. Each chapter includes step by step notes and activities to help students consolidate their understanding of this topic. They are designed to be accessible to the full range of ability. The aims and objectives that would accompany this revision guide are: Theme: Causes of the Second World War 1933 - 1939? Know: What were the different steps to the Second World War? Understand: What were Hitler's aims at each step to war? Understand: Why did Britain and France reluctant to take action against Germany? Evaluate: How far was Hitler responsible for starting the Second World War? WILF: What Am I looking For? Identify and describe: What were the causes of the Second World War? Explain: Why did Britain, France and Germany react in the way they did at each step to war? Analyse: How far was Hitler responsible for starting the Second World War? When you buy this resource the following topics are covered: 1. Hitler’s Foreign Policy Aims 2. German Rearmament 3. The Saar Plebiscite 4. Remilitarisation of the Rhineland 5. Austria (Anschluss), 1938 6. Appeasement Czechoslovakia, 1938 7. Why did Britain support a policy of Appeasement? 8. End of Appeasement: Czechoslovakia, 1939 9. The Nazi-Soviet Pact 10. German Invasion of Poland, 1939 11. How far was Hitler’s Foreign Policy to blame? 12. Cartoons on Hitler’s Foreign Policy If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort: Opposition to the New Deal 1933 - 1941

Card Sort: Opposition to the New Deal 1933 - 1941

This outstanding resources is designed to help students understand why different groups opposed the New Deal 1933 - 1941. It can be used as a starter or a plenary activity and should fit around any standard text book or resource on this topic. The card sort includes eight heading cards that can be matched to twelve statement cards. I have deliberately included some extra cards to add some challenge for the more able. Once the cards have been sorted, the second task asks students to create a key to help them decide which statements believed that the New Deal did too much or too little to help the American people. This resource is supplied in Microsoft Word so you can further differentiate this resource for your students if you wish. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: The New Deal 1933 - 1941 Know: Which groups / individuals opposed the New Deal? Understand: Why was each group / individual opposed to the New Deal? Evaluate: How successful was the New Deal? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe = Who opposed the New Deal? Explain: Why did different groups oppose the New Deal? Analyse: Begin to form a judgement on how successful was the New Deal? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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New Deal: AAA

New Deal: AAA

This outstanding resource is designed to help students evaluate how successful the New Deal was at putting the USA back to work through the alphabet agencies by looking at the problems facing farmers and how successful the Agricultural Adjustment Administration was at solving them. When you buy this resource you will receive a card sort and a twenty three slide PowerPoint that includes information, sources, links to video clips and eight activities. Activity 1 is a snowballing starter. Activity 2 is based around a class discussion of FDR's inauguration speech the aims of the New Deal. Activity 3 is a discussions around an animated diagram about how consumer fear was undermining the US economy and making unemployment worse. Activity 4 looks at 'pump priming' and why certain groups opposed it and is linked to a source analysis question. Activity 5 is based around a class or pair discussion about a key quote by FDR on the role of agriculture in the recovery. Activity 6 looks at the achievements of the AAA and gets students to think about why some groups would oppose its work. Activity 7 gets students to evaluate how successful the AAA was at increasing farm prices, whilst activity 8 is based around the card sort that gets students to evaluate how successful the AAA was a solving the problems facing US farmers. Finally, activity 9 is a cartoon source analysis and includes an student mark scheme. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: How successful was the New Deal 1933 – 1939? Know: What were the aims of the New Deal? Understand: How did the AAA try to help the problems facing farmers? Evaluate: How successful was the AAA? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: What action did FDR take to end the Depression? Explain: How did the AAA try and help farmers? Analyse: How successful was the New Deal 1933 – 1939? This resource is designed as a teaching aid. It is supplied in Microsoft PowerPoint and can be fully edited and customised for your students. It would also make a great teaching resource. If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort: Problems facing US farmers 1919 - 1939

Card Sort: Problems facing US farmers 1919 - 1939

This great resource is designed to help students evaluate the economic, social and environmental problems facing US farmers 1919 - 1939. It can also be used to help students evaluate how successfully which problems the New Deal Alphabet Agency AAA (Agricultural Adjustment Administration) either solved or indirectly created. It can be used as a starter or plenary or along side another resource that I have uploaded on my TES shop 'The New Deal: AAA.' The resource includes three factor cards labelled economic, social and environment as well as fourteen statement cards describing the problems faced by US farmers 1919 - 1939. The resource also includes a learning objective, instructions and two addition extension tasks. The first asks students to Review their cards you have sorted and create a key to show which problems were solved or created by the AAA. The second task asks students to write an extended answer evaluating 'how successful was the AAA at solving the problems of US farmers in the 1930s?'. The learning objectives for this lesson are: Theme: The USA 1919 - 1939. Know: What problems faced USA farmers 1919 - 1939? Understand: Which problems were caused by economic, social or environmental factors? Evaluate: How successfully did the AAA solve the problems facing US farmers? WILF: What Am I looking For? Identify & describe: What problems faced US farmers 1919 - 1939? Explain: Which factors were caused by economic, social or environmental problems? Evaluate: How successful was the US governments action to help farmers through the AAA? The resource is supplied in Microsoft Word so it can be easily adapted to suit the needs of your students. If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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What problems faced Elizabeth I in 1558

What problems faced Elizabeth I in 1558

These outstanding resources have been designed to help students studying the problems facing Elizabeth I in 1558. Each resource can be used independently or in conjunction with each other as differentiation. Both the PowerPoint and the card sort are suitable for the full ability spectrum, whilst the diamond 9 activity is designed to develop students thinking skills and provide stretch and challenge. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: The reign of Queen Elizabeth I, 1558 - 1603 Know: What problems faced Elizabeth I when she became queen in 1558? Understand: Which problems were linked to money, religion, relations with other countries, marriage and legitimacy? Evaluate: Which problems posed the greatest threat to Elizabeth I? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: What problems did Elizabeth I? Explain: Which problems were linked to money, religion, foreign relations, marriage and legitimacy? Analyse: Which problem posed the greatest threat to Elizabeth I?
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